History7TimelineHistory of USA

  • 1492

    Columbus lands in the Carribean

    Columbus lands in the Carribean
    Columbus tried to go to Asia but ended up in the Caribbean islands. He found new land so that people could colonize.
  • Jamestown founded

    Jamestown founded
    The first settlement in America. This turned in to establishing the colony of Virgina.
  • Pilgrims land in Plymouth

    Pilgrims land in Plymouth
    The pilgrims make it to America. This was the fist successful settlement in America.
  • French and Indian war

    French and Indian war
    The French, Indians and British fight over the land in America. This led to the Proclamation of 1763.
  • Albany plan of union

    Albany plan of union
    This was the plan to win the French and Indian war. This inspired the colonist to have one organized government.
  • Tea act

    Tea act
    Gave the east India compony control over the price of tea. This led to one of the most historic part of the beginning of the American revolution.
  • Treaty of Paris 1763

    Treaty of Paris 1763
    This was a document signed by important people. This was what ended the 7 years war and the French and Indian war..
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    This said the the colonist could not go west of the Appalachian mountains. This is one of the reasons the colonist wanted freedom because they eared all this land and cant even use it.
  • Quartering act

    Quartering act
    The colonist had to host a solider at their homes. This was so the British could pay off dept by making the colonist buy beds candles and other house hold items This was another reasons the colonist wanted freedom.
  • Stamp act

    Stamp act
    This said that the colonist had had to buy a stamp for every pice of paper they bought. This was so the British could pay off war dept. This is one of the reasons the colinist wanted freedom.
  • Townshend act

    Townshend act
    This was when the British raised prices on useful items. This was so the British could pay off war dept. This was another reason the colonist wanted freedom.
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a fight between the colonist and the solders. This was when the tension got higher between the colonist and Briten.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    The Boston tea party was when the colonist were sending a message to the British by dumping all of the over taxed tea into the harbor to put it to no use. This led to the American revolution.
  • 1st continental congress

    1st continental congress
    12 of Americas 13 colonies(georgia did not want to fight) met to discuss the British. In result they ended up planning their own form of government.
  • Batthe of concord

    Batthe of concord
    The battle of concord was when the british came to concord to collect the ammunition the colonist were hiding. This was the start of the American revolution.
  • Battle of Lexington

    Battle of Lexington
    The battle of Lexington was when the british were comeing to confiscate the weapons the colonist had(it got ugly). This was the start of the American revolution.
  • 2nd continental congress

    2nd continental congress
    This meeting was to discuss how they were going into war. They made dissuasions like making George Washington commander in chief and drafting the olive branch petition.
  • Olive Branch Potition

    Olive Branch Potition
    The olive branch petition was a letter the colonist sent to the king basically saying We want to be one with you, we were a great team together, we need you to survive! The king refused to read it witch meant that the American revolution had started.
  • Common Sense by Thomas Paine

    Common Sense by Thomas Paine
    This book was about how it was so dumb that the colonist begged the king to let them work together again. It was a political statment the went viral and convenced lots of people to agree that they should fight for indipendence.
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    American Revolution

    The American revolution was the war about the Patriots independence agenst Briten. It resolved in multiple deaths starting at the battle and Bunker Hill (Breed's Hill) and ending at The Battle of Yorktown with the Patriots winning the war.
  • Declaration of Independance

    Declaration of Independance
    The Declaration of independence was a document signed by 56 people who were all part of the continental congress it was written by Tomas Jefferson. It was about why the patriots were fighting for independence and the crimes that King George III had committed.
  • Treaty of Paris (1783)

    Treaty of Paris (1783)
    The treaty of Paris was a document signed in Paris France that claimed that America had its own independence now. France, Spain, and the Netherlands gave materials to America because America had told them that they promised the restoration of the land they had lost too the British.
  • Shays Rebellion

    Shays Rebellion
    shays rebellion was when the Massachusetts citizens were mad because of the financial issues in Massachusetts. This was when the government came up with a new system in the US including George Washington as a president.
  • Congress ratifies the U.S Constitution

    Congress ratifies the U.S Constitution
    9 of the 13 states ratified the constitution and that was the fist time the states where unified this showed that the stated could finaly unite and be a country.
  • Whisky Rebellion

    Whisky Rebellion
    The Whisky Rebellion was when the government taxed the farmers and people, the citizens got angry and this was the fist time the government put a tax on a domestic product and the fist time that the government had to use the army to stop violence it showed the governments ability to tax and the governments ability to use the army.
  • XYZ affair

    XYZ affair
    The president sent 3 people to discuss a treaty with france, the leader sent 3 agents X,Y and Z who said that they could only speak with the leader about the treaty if the U.S gave France a large amount of money, this affair caused a short war between France and the USA.